OK, I've added some more links and reorganized things a bit. I added
sections for other independent library organizations (like Project
Blacklight) as well as a section for individuals. I think the resource
could be more useful with some indication of what kind of thing you'll
see at the other end of the links, but that might be more maintenance
than anyone wants to do.
On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Patrick Berry <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I don't see any reason to not list repos that contain library code. I
> wasn't really aiming for the Wikipedia style canonical listing, so the more
> links the better.
> On Saturday, February 16, 2013, Jason Ronallo wrote:
>> While my library has an institutional account we currently use for
>> private repos, we have released some code which is maintained under
>> individual accounts. The code in the individual repositories is
>> copyright North Carolina State University, but isn't included under
>> the institutional account. It might be that in the future we release
>> some code through the institutional account, but have not yet.
>> There are good reasons why this might be the case for other
>> institutions as well. For instance an institution could allow code to
>> be released but not want to take on responsibility for maintaining it.
>> While our library is sharing some code through individuals and their
>> accounts, I wonder if listing individual accounts like this is out of
>> scope for the page you've created? Would it be worth it to create a
>> page that lists individual accounts of code4libbers? Are there other
>> ways to find code released by code4lib folks?
>> > First, to the organizations doing this, thank you so much for sharing.
>> > sure I'm not the only person to notice the growth in code sharing,
>> > especially through Github.
>> > As we're associated with libraries, I thought it might be good to have a
>> > list, no matter how incomplete, of libraries sharing code. As you might
>> > imagine Google searches for library or libraries tend be full of code
>> > libraries instead of Libraries with code. Go figure...
>> > http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/Libraries_Sharing_Code
>> > As with all wiki pages, please do add what isn't there. Unless it's
>> > to cheap prescription pills or something. Don't do that.
>> > I will admit that originally this page was titled "Libraries with Github
>> > Organizations" but I quickly realized that the first response would point
>> > out the painfully obvious fact that you can share code without Github.
>> > Yes, I was aware of that before I started the page but I'll @blame
>> > and CST.
>> > Pat (the one from Chico)